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unescape html to python string
import urllib2
import sys
def cleanupString(string):
string = urllib2.unquote(string).decode('utf8')
return HTMLParser.HTMLParser().unescape(string).encode(sys.getfilesystemencoding())

Thanks, this was really useful! :)

wsherby commented Aug 16, 2017

Very helpful, however you need to import HTMLParser

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